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1

Dry kibble: who, when, why?`

- James Spratt
- 1860
- transatlantic passage

2

Milkbones: who and when?

- F.H. Bennett
1907

3

What were dogs fed prior to the creation of dry kibble?

- table scraps
- scavenging

4

canned commercial food: who and when?

- 1920s
- Chappel brothers of Rockford Illinois

5

large quantities of dry dog food meal: who, when, why?

- mid 1920s
- Samuel and Clarence Gaines
- little prep
- large quantities

6

What is the advantage of canning?

- can make use of organs easily

7

What is a disadvantage of canning?

- once you open a can, it spoils quickly

8

What were some emerging brands in 1930?

Cadet and Snappy

9

How did WW2 affect dog food production?

- cans diverted for war effort
- by 1946, dry food make up 85% of total pet food in US

10

What are the 3 biggest pet food companies?

- Nestle Purina
- Iams
- Hills

11

Why is there a higher amount of moist cat food produced than dry cat food/ moist dog food?

- cats require higher protein requirement
- easy to make high protein canned foods from organs